Around Valentine's Day, it’s so easy to fall into the trap of worrying about what we have & don’t have: love externally, our relationship status, extravagant plans & the Insta pic to prove it. Whether you’re a traditional V-Day fan or not, many of us forget the actual meaning of this day: LOVE, APPRECIATION, AND … Continue reading VALENTINE’S DAY: SO MUCH MORE THAN CHOCOLATES
I had a realization this past weekend. I build a wall as a means of self-protection. I tend to lead from a place of defense, independence, and determination. I'm prepared to protect myself at all times and I hold a very high standard/expectation that I can do everything for myself. While I admire this quality … Continue reading Self-Protection, Balancing Independence & Letting him be the Man
There are the typical fears of heights, blood, spiders, etc; but today I'm going to discuss one of my deeper rooted fears. One that I didn't notice immediately and disregarded until I came face-to-face with it a few weeks ago (read about that here). Out of all of the fears I've overcome in the past … Continue reading Love, Unknowingness & Embracing the Fear of Losing Control
I've recently become obsessed with watching Marie Forleo's YouTube channel where she talks to gurus, leaders, and experts about a range of topics; usually in the realm of health, bettering yourself, mental health. Today I was watching Tony Robbin's episode and he talked so many delicious topics. I just scribbled down notes, quotes, and ideas the … Continue reading Life Lessons from a Guru
Have you ever had an un-explainable moment where something or someone suddenly appeared in your life at the right time? This happened to me last week, someone from my past reappeared in my life after three years of not communicating. It was my ex-boyfriend – for the purpose of this post we’ll call him ‘John’. … Continue reading Right Place, Right Time? Reconnecting with your Past
Today I woke up feeling immense gratitude for life in general! Thankfulness is vital to joy, it helps us to see the good. Today I chose to focus on what I do have, and not what I believe I lack. I am thankful for: My Legs: This body is the only one I will EVER … Continue reading Saturday Thankfulness
I am a huge proponent, supporter, and preacher of the benefits of self-care. The best investment you will ever make is in yourself, and taking the plunge into making self-care a priority will encourage change, growth, reflection and learning.
I read this really great article "5 Life-Changing Questions To Ask Yourself When You’re Feeling Unmotivated" and I thought about my goals in different areas of my life. Thought it would be interesting to try to identify the behaviors/attitudes/etc that are holding me back from reaching my goals!